Sweater Hurricane Lamp

Sweater Hurricane Lamp and 15 more Recycled Sweater Gift Ideas

I had this great idea to continue my hurricane lamp slip covers with a beautiful cable knit thrift store sweater. You may remember my hurricane lamps covered in shells, driftwood, moss and honeysuckle vines. But after doing a little research I found … Continue Reading →


Salt and Pepper Mill Makeover

Thrift Store Salt and Pepper Mill Makeover

This week I’m sharing with you two thrift store makeovers, that you could also use for your holiday gift giving. This is a salt and pepper grinder I found at a local thrift store.  There is actually nothing wrong with them, but that … Continue Reading →


Christmas tree made from cedar shingles and pallet wood, easy diy

Pallet and Shingles Christmas Tree

  • By Joan
  • November 19, 2015
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One week to Thanksgiving and counting. Sorry, didn’t mean to shock you, I’m sort of just reminding myself.  I have 18 people coming for dinner next week and I have no menu and I still need to start cleaning house. … Continue Reading →


6ft Advent Calendar Christmas tree, cedar shingles, wood christmas tree, great for small spaces

Wood Christmas tree and Advent Calendar

Here at the Scavenger Chic household we have a sad little advent calendar we’ve been using for over 25 years.  And every year I see these beautiful advent calendars with little doors and little nooks and crannies and think, I’ve … Continue Reading →


New Cheese Box only looks Old

My New Old Cheese box

Welcome back diyers.  We are about to transform this plain, ordinary, humdrum cheese box  into a unique, one of a kind masterpiece.  Did I oversell?  Well, it will be cool. From what I can tell, cheese boxes were first used … Continue Reading →


Repurposed Dresser Drawers

Repurposing Dresser Drawers

Recycle, upcycle, repurpose, reuse….whatever you call it, these nightstands do it all.  The knobs are new, but the spindle legs, hardwood flooring top and drawer body of the table have all had past lives. Their worlds are about to collide. … Continue Reading →


Corbel bookend

14 Fantastic Corbel Projects

On Monday I showed you how easy it was to create your own set of corbels using nothing other than leftover wood scraps.  Hopefully I inspired you to make your own set, but if that didn’t work, I’m back to … Continue Reading →


Design your own Corbel-003

Design and Build your own Corbel

I hope you all had a wonderful Halloween. We had about 150 or more trick or treaters. I was actually glad they stopped coming when they did or there would have been no chocolate left for me. It didn’t help … Continue Reading →


Spotlight Tripod Lamp

Spotlight Tripod Lamp diy

I usually have a few things on my to buy list for whenever I’m in a thrift store, whether it be a frame, a mirror, a cool chair…And most of the time I don’t find what I’m looking for. So, here I … Continue Reading →


Pottery Barn Inspired Planked New York Map

Pottery Barn Inspired New York Tiled Map diy

I am always on the lookout for my next big project  and I am not ashamed to tell you that I often steal my ideas from the millions of ideas floating out there on the internet. It may not be direct … Continue Reading →


Build an Easy Bathroom Shelf

Build an Easy Bathroom Shelf

  Welcome back all you diyers.  Today I have a super easy project that is put together just like a toolbox with the exception that the opening is in front instead of on top. This project came about because I’m still using … Continue Reading →


Vintage Style Oyster Sign

Vintage Style Oyster Sign diy

Have you ever been given a sign by the universe that you should follow a certain course of action?  Well my sign from the universe was really a sign.  An oyster sign. I spotted my first and second sign in … Continue Reading →


Vintage Door Coffee Table trunk hardware corners

Vintage Door Coffee Table

  • By Joan
  • October 16, 2015
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Hello friends, as promised, I’m back with another fairly easy diy. Since I’m guest posting over at My Repurposed Life this morning you’ll just have to click on the link to get the full tutorial. This project started out as … Continue Reading →


Nautical Signal Flags and Repurposed Windows

Vintage Windows and Signal Flags Wall Decor

International Code Flags or Signaling Flags are used for communicating short messages between ships out at sea.  Each flag can either be a letter or have a short meaning. While A is known as Alpha, it also means, I have … Continue Reading →


Halloween Skull Wreath

Dollar Store Halloween Skull Wreath

I don’t normally do too much decorating for Halloween.  A pumpkin here, a mum there, maybe a centerpiece, but I do like to have a nice inviting wreath on the door for all those sweet little trick or treaters that … Continue Reading →


Hinge Junk Angel

Rusty Hinge Junk Angel

It’s kind of hard for me to believe that it has been two months since I’ve brought you a junk angel. This little angel has been just sitting patiently in my workshop waiting for me to decide on what kind of … Continue Reading →


Vintage Molding and Pallet Wood Frame

Vintage Molding and Pallet Wood Frame

Before I get started on my frame, I wanted to give you an update on the Railroad spike wine rack that I shared with you a couple of weeks ago.  When we last saw the wine rack it was laying on … Continue Reading →


Chalk Paint Side Table Makeover

Chalk Paint Side Table Makeover

Here is one more project from the loot I scavenged from the theatre company otherwise known as my Scavenging Jackpot. There were several pieces of furniture, all in bad shape, and all in desperate need of makeovers. This is actually the … Continue Reading →


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